Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Possible World: entity that can be quantified over. There ist a dispute over the question whether possible worlds exist or are only assumed for purposes of proofs of completeness. See also actual world, modal logic, modal realism, realism, actualism, possibility, possibilia, quantification.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Adams, R. Possible Worlds   Adams, R.
Bigelow, John Possible Worlds   Bigelow, John
Brandom, Robert Possible Worlds   Brandom, Robert
Carnap, Rudolf Possible Worlds   Carnap, Rudolf
Castaneda, H.N. Possible Worlds   Castaneda, H.N.
Chisholm, Roderick M. Possible Worlds   Chisholm, Roderick M.
Cresswell, M.J. Possible Worlds   Cresswell, M.J.
Dennett, Daniel Possible Worlds   Dennett, Daniel
Esfeld, Michael Possible Worlds   Esfeld, Michael
Field, Hartry Possible Worlds   Field, Hartry
Fodor, Jerry Possible Worlds   Fodor, Jerry
Foster, J.A. Possible Worlds   Foster, J.A.
Fraassen, Bas Possible Worlds   Fraassen, Bas
Gärdenfors, Peter Possible Worlds   Gärdenfors, Peter
Goodman, Nelson Possible Worlds   Goodman, Nelson
Hintikka, J. Possible Worlds   Hintikka, J.
Inwagen, P. van Possible Worlds   Inwagen, P. van
Jackson, Frank C. Possible Worlds   Jackson, Frank C.
Kripke, Saul Aaron Possible Worlds   Kripke, Saul Aaron
Leibniz, G.W. Possible Worlds   Leibniz, G.W.
Lewis, David Possible Worlds   Lewis, David
Logic Texts Possible Worlds   Logic Texts
Popper, Karl Possible Worlds   Popper, Karl
Poundstone, W. Possible Worlds   Poundstone, W.
Putnam, Hilary Possible Worlds   Putnam, Hilary
Quine, Willard Van Orman Possible Worlds   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Schiffer, Stephen Possible Worlds   Schiffer, Stephen
Stalnaker, R. Possible Worlds   Stalnaker, R.
Wiggins, D. Possible Worlds   Wiggins, D.
Wittgenstein, L. Possible Worlds   Wittgenstein, L.


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-22